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Epidermis strip of a petunia leaf

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1  epidermal cells
2  chloroplasts of cells below

English name: Petunia
Scientific name: Petunia sp.
Familia: Solanaceae
Classis: Dicotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae
The epidermal cells of a petunia leaf have a typical puzzle piece shape, usual for dicots. These cells have no chloroplasts in contrast to the two bean-shaped guard cells. The stoma in A is open.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014